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ABB Bulgaria EOOD - Rakovski branch

Production unit 2

The ABB plant in the Rakovski industrial zone near Plovdiv, produces components for low and medium voltage equipment. This factory represents ABB’s second greenfield investment in Bulgaria, being the fourth production unit of the ABB Group in the country. The production unit employs over 600 employees from the region.

The ABB Bulgaria Rakovski branch is located in the Rakovski Industrial Park very close to Plovdiv, the second largest city of Bulgaria. The factory is built on a total area of 16,200 m² having about 14,000 m² of production area and 2200 m² office area and it is acting as an internal supplier of low voltage and medium voltage components for ABB factories mainly in France, Sweden, Norway, Italy and Germany, as well as for other factories within the ABB Group, in countries such as India and China, with prospects for a further expansion of the business.

ABB Bulgaria Ltd. - branch Rakovski supports integrated systems for quality management, environment management and health and safety management, which have been certified according to the international ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards. This shows the company's continuous improvement of processes in these fields, minimizes the negative effect on the environment and aims to assure the health and safety of its employees and partners.

The factory successfully combines several production types for low and medium voltage components, in order to sustain ABB’s automation products’ strong growth and support the expansion of the low voltage product range: 

• Medium Voltage Apparatus component - assembling of ESH, EL, GSec operating mechanism and Auxiliary switches
• Low Voltage Cubicles - pre-assembling and assembling of metal enclosures and wirings, assembling of motor control units and harnesses
• Low Voltage Control Products – Semi finished and finished contactors – Size 1 to 12 in ranges A/AX/EH/EK/EHDB and new generation AF, pilot devices and subassemblies for Manual motor starter.

The presence of an in-company test laboratory ensures the possibility for all the incoming and process quality tests to be performed, for both localization projects and the production activities in place.

Contacts

ABB Bulgaria EOOD - Rakovski branch
18, Industrialen put 1
4142 Stryama
Telephone: + 359 32 348700
Fax: +359 32 621848
E-mail: abb.rakovski-branch@bg.abb.com


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Awards

In February 2014 ABB in Bulgaria has been awarded the “Investor of the year 2013” award by the “InvestBulgaria Agency”, in recognition of its outstanding activity and accomplishments in the country over the year 2013.

ABB won the 2013 German Economics award in Bulgaria - ABB has been awarded for the continuous development of its production activities in the country, having in view that in 2013 ABB completed the construction of its 4th production unit in Bulgaria, which is the second "greenfield" investment of the company in the Plovdiv area.

ABB has been awarded the “Building of the year 2013” award in Bulgaria by the “City Media Group”, for its brand new factory building in Rakovski, Plovdiv area.